Monday, September 16, 2013
UNT students named Spectrum Scholars by American Library Association
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Four students in the University of North Texas’ College of Information were selected as 2013 Spectrum Scholars by the American Library Association. UNT is one of only three Texas universities to have students selected as scholars, and has more scholars than the other Texas universities. Seventeen UNT students have been named Spectrum Scholars since 2009.
The Spectrum Scholarships, which provide students with $5,000 for one academic year and are non-renewable, are considered to be among the most...
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
UNT's Kristin Farmer Autism Center to host 5th Adventures in Autism Intervention and Research Conference
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Make a robot, ID fingerprints, tie-dye a T-shirt and more in UNT’s Grandparents University®
DENTON (UNT), Texas — This summer, kids will pick a major and head to college – with their grandparents.
The University of North Texas’ Grandparents University® from June 20 to 21 offers a multi-generational bonding experience for grandkids ages 7 to 12 and their grandparents. Pairs pick a “major” — including astronomy, robotics, acting, chemistry and more — and get a taste of life on a college campus.
They can tie-dye a T-shirt in a fashion merchandising class, identify fingerprints in a CSI class, learn how to prepare a disaster kit in...
Friday, June 14, 2013
Eleven students receive awards for 2013 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Recent UNT graduate wins national scholarship
DENTON (UNT), Texas— Jon Savage of Hurst, a recent University of North Texas graduate, is one of only 20 students in the nation to receive the 2013 Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award for $150,000 to attend graduate school. His parents, Brad and Patricia Berglund, live in Fort Worth. The award from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation recognizes and rewards America's promising up-and-coming artists from lower-income backgrounds with the nation's leading graduate...
Friday, June 7, 2013
UNT doctoral student receives fellowship from national academic honor society
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Jenny Wakefield of Plano, a doctoral student at the University of North Texas, has received one of two 2013 Joseph E. Pryor Graduate Fellowships from Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. The organization recognizes academic excellence in juniors, seniors and graduate students at U.S. colleges and universities. Students must be ranked academically among the top 10 percent of their graduating classes to be considered for membership at...
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
UNT Libraries offering project awards for digitizing historical newspapers, other collections
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Directors of archives, libraries, museums, historical societies may apply for project awards valued at $200 to $1,000 to preserve their collections via digitization and place them on the University of North Texas’ Portal to Texas History.
The UNT Libraries, which administers the portal, is accepting applications for its Rescuing Texas History program through Aug. 15 (Thursday). Twenty awards, which are the value of the digitization services provided by staff members in the UNT...
Monday, June 3, 2013
UNT criminal justice faculty member to study terrorism issues this summer in academic fellowship
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Dr. Daniel Stewart, assistant professor of criminal justice at the University of North Texas, will join teaching and research professionals for a 10-day course on terrorism studies at Tel Aviv University in Israel.
The program from June 16 to 25 is part of an academic fellowship from the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, a Washington, D.C.-based policy institute.
"I think this will be a great experience," Stewart said. "It will...
Friday, May 24, 2013
UNT to host symposium on open access to faculty members’ published research
DENTON (UNT), Texas — For the fourth year in a row, the University of North Texas Libraries will hold a symposium that will feature speakers discussing institutional open access policies, which make university faculty members’ published scholarly research available to the public for free. UNT was the first public college or university in Texas to adopt an open access policy, and the annual symposium advances the public trust in taxpayer-funded research by bringing together higher education and industry leaders who are committed to creating online...
Thursday, May 23, 2013
UNT faculty recognized for exceptional teaching, research